Tag: Russia

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Wagner boss listed among passengers in plane crash as Russia’s war continues

By Tara Subramaniam, Jack Guy, Caolán Magee, Lauren Said-Moorhouse, Sophie Tanno, Leinz Vales and Aditi Sangal, CNN Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin is listed among passengers on board a plane that crashed north of Moscow, according to Russian state media.The crash comes months after Prigozhin launched a mutiny against Russia’s military leadership. […]

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Zelensky rules out negotiations with Moscow after meeting Macky Sall and delegation

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has again ruled out any negotiations with Russia following his meeting with African leaders, including President Macky Sall, who have come to try to mediate between Kiev and Moscow. “Today I made it clear during our meeting (with the African delegation) that allowing any negotiations with […]

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Former world athletics boss‘ son Papa Massata Diack gets 5-year jail term for corruption

Papa Massata Diack, son of former world athletics boss Lamine Diack, was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison for corruption in the 2011 Russian doping scandal, a case that shook the sports world. In his absence, the Paris appeal court upheld the first instance sentence but halved the […]


Alieu Njie appointed as new Secretary to Cabinet, as Ebrima Ceesay redeployed to Foreign Service

Mr. Alieu Njie, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of the Environment has been appointed as the new Secretary to Cabinet, credible sources at the Personnel Management Office (PMO) confirmed. Mr. Njie replaces Ebrima Ceesay, who has been redeployed as The Gambia’s Ambassador-Designate to Russia. In a similar development, Alhagie Nyangado, […]